Category Archives: Movies

“IRON MAN 3”

The Cinema of Shane Black in a nutshell. (Paraphrasing from memory.) Extremis Enhanced Female Busey: Is that all you got? A smirk and a clever quip? Tony Stark: Lady, that’s the title of my autobiography. Trim, efficient and with just the right amount … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: April 30, 2013.

-Postings been sporadic lately. Mostly due to the aforementioned Writer’s block.  But also augmented with the arrival of a new iPod Touch into the Jensen household. (Thank you Apple Gift Card I got for recycling my old Mac Mini.) And I’ve … Continue reading

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This fucking week…

So, let’s review… MONDAY: The Boston Marathon gets hit. Death, Blood, gore, sadness. TUESDAY: The Senate The GOP minority in The Senate plus four Red State Dems totally fucks all of us on Gun Control via the Filibuster. And while Sharron … Continue reading

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MAN OF STEEL TRAILER: “He’ll be a God to them”.

There’s no denying that the footage looks epic.  Superman is the cornerstone of the DC comic universe and there’s no which way in hell they’re going to nickel and dime this thing. The trick is going to be nailing the … Continue reading

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TRAILER THUNDERDOME: “White House Down” Vs. “Pain & Gain”.

Haven’t done one of these in a while so what the hell… In this edition of Trailer Thunderdome, we watch two of the biggest action directors working today flex their muscles. One going the upscale route.  The other getting sleazy … Continue reading

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Netflix pick of the Week: SIDE BY SIDE.

Watching the new Keanu Reeves documentary on the debate over Film vs. Digital, “Side by Side”, I’m reminded of a quote of John Rogers that was said in context over the shifting structure of TV scheduling but also fits here. … Continue reading

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You know when I said I wasn’t going to blog about politics anymore?

Yeah…I’m rescinding that. I watched Scott Prouty’s interview with Ed Schultz today.  For those of you not in the loop, he’s the guy responsible for the Mitt Romney “47%” video that tipped the election back in our direction. There is … Continue reading

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